RALEIGH — Modernizing utility incentives, tools and planning and reducing the energy burden for low-income residents are some of the goals laid out in the N.C. Clean Energy Plan, which will be presented to Gov. Roy Cooper by Oct. 1.
BOONE — Public schools would be exempted from some Valle Crucis Historic District Ordinance requirements under a proposed change discussed at the Sept. 17 Watauga County Board of Commissioners meeting.
BOONE – A dismissed lawsuit seeking damages from the town of Boone has been appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, based in Richmond, Va., in the latest legal maneuver related to the 2013 Boone Best Western carbon monoxide deaths.
The following information is courtesy of the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
BOONE – While construction of Blue Ridge Energy’s substation in the Rutherwood area along U.S. 421 near the intersection with Old U.S. 421 is still two or three years away, the site prep has been ongoing in 2019, according to local utility Blue Ridge Energy.
ZIONVILLE — A Mountain City, Tenn., man was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash on Sept. 16 after his Dodge truck traveled down an embankment off of U.S. 421 in Zionville.
“You shouldn’t be so worried about the transition in the barbecue world.”
Council, residents take swing at new courts
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